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International Open Academy Dental Assistant International Open Academy
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Course details

About the program

Let's face it: few people enjoy going to the dentist. Even if you really like your dentist, and even if you have maintained good oral hygiene your entire life, that visit probably isn't something you look forward to. Particularly if you have reason to believe you might need more than just a simple cleaning.
Dentists know this, and for that reason, they tend to hire people who are committed to making those visits as pleasant as possible. Hygienists who are warm and bubbly, and assistants who know how to put patients at ease.
If you've ever thought about becoming one of those dental assistants, it's probably because you enjoy working with people and you like the atmosphere at your own dentist's office. Maybe you have aspirations of becoming a dentist yourself one day, and working as an assistant seems like a great way to become better acquainted with the industry and all that job entails. Or perhaps you're looking for a job with flexibility and a positive career outlook.

What you will learn

Whatever the reasons for your interest in this career path, there is a lot you have to prepare for before taking your place next to that dental exam chair.
The modules have been created to help you better understand both how to enter the field, and what will be expected of you once you do. We'll walk you through education and training requirements, and then guide you in on-the-job expectations, granting you a better understanding of the career itself and how you might fit within it.
Because we could all use another friendly face making that visit to the dentist's office that much more pleasant to endure.

Course for?

This course has been specifically designed for those considering a career as a dental assistant.
This Course is For Anyone:

Hoping to find out about the career prospects for a dental assistant
Curious about what it takes to become a dental assistant
Interested in learning more about the day-to-day responsibilities of a dental assistant
Excited about making the leap to becoming a dental assistant

Requirements

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you're already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Career path

After completing this course, you could:

Continue on the path towards becoming a dental assistant
Explore the dental industry, and decide if it is the career for you

Updated on 08 March, 2018

About International Open Academy

All IOA courses are created by an international team of professional online educators with years of experience across a variety of industries. You can benefit from a wealth of hands-on knowledge and get the inside track on working within the industries that interest you most.

Our courses are created just for you. All study is completed online. You can learn anywhere, anytime, anyplace. Get comfortable and let us guide you on your way to becoming a professional in your chosen industry.

The courses are structured into clearly defined topics, containing detailed written lessons, graphical representations as well as a wealth of instructional videos.

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